Johnny Barrett, an ambitious journalist, is determined to win a Pulitzer Prize by solving a murder committed in a lunatic asylum and witnessed only by three inmates, from whom the police have been unable to extract the information. With the connivance of a psychiatrist, and the reluctant help of his girlfriend, he succeeds in having himself declared insane and sent to the asylum. There he slowly tracks down and interviews the witnesses - but things are stranger than they seem ... Written by
David Levene <D.S.Levene@durham.ac.uk>
The Medical Jungle Doctors Don't Talk About!
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During the climatic fight sequence between Johnny and Wilkes, Peter Breck's stunt double is visible in a few shots. See more
Dr. L.G. Cristo
You're suffering from a form of Dementia Praecox, incident to the age of puberty, characterized by childish behavior, hallucinations, and emotional deterioration.
Referenced in The Naked Kiss